Meet GolfRSA’s No 1 Junior Keagan Crosbie

9 September 2022 – Gauteng North’s Keagan Crosbie shot to the top of the GolfRSA Junior U-19 Rankings in September when he claimed his second Nomads title in a row in the Nomads North and South Championship at Pecanwood Golf & Country Club. The Centurion Country Club junior started the final round a stroke off…

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Fearless Venter crowned Nomads SA Girls champion

A perfect draw. That’s the shot Gabbi Venter needed to gain the advantage on Sam Whateley at the first play-off hole. And that’s the shot she executed. So well, in fact, that the Free State junior nearly won the Nomads SA Girls Championship with an albatross. Everyone who has competed at the Gary Player Country…

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More Nomads history for Potgieter at Royal Cape

6 April 2022 – Just days after Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship, the rising star from Southern Cape made more history with his Match Play triumph at Royal Cape Golf Club. On yet another testing day in the Mother…

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Record-setting Potgieter impresses with Nomads SA Boys win

31 March 2022 – Aldrich Potgieter rewrote the record books with a stunning 20-shot victory in the Nomads South African Boys Under-19 Stroke Play Championship at Royal Cape Golf Club. Three weeks after winning the Nomads South African Junior International, the 17-year-old from Pinnacle Point put together rounds of 69, 66, 66 and 65 in…

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Newman tames Gowrie to claim Nomads U15 Champs

31 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s top-ranked Bryan Newman lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite when he added the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA Under-15 Challenge title to his blossoming golfing CV. Four months ago, the Pecanwood junior capped a fantastic 2021 season and celebrated his 14th birthday with a national breakthrough when he raced…

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Trio of young champions crowned at Sun City

25 March 2022 – Stephanie Barbaglia, Lea van der Merwe and Zoey Rhoda celebrated a victorious campaign in the 2022 Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl presented by Sun International at Sun City this March. Barbaglia broke through to claim a first national victory in a tightly-fought contest in the A-Division and reigning SA Women’s Stroke…

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Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

Golf RSA | Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl heading to Sun City

1 March 2022 – GolfRSA’s Nomads SA Girls Rose Bowl Championship takes on a grand new look when it tees off at the iconic Lost City Golf Course in March as part of an exciting multi-year sponsorship deal with Sun International. The prestigious new venue represents an exciting new chapter in the development of women’s…

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Nomads – what are they all about?

Golf RSA | Nomads - what are they all about?

1 March 2022 – Nomads is one of GolfRSA’s biggest partners and is a major player when it comes to the development of golf in South Africa. So here is all you need to know about what Nomads is and does, why the organisation is so important and how you can join this wonderful club.…

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Just rewards for Joshua

Golf RSA | Just rewards for Joshua

13 January 2022 – Joshua Koekemoer got the win he has been trending towards for the past two seasons when he wrapped up the Nomads Inland Order of Merit event at Benoni Country Club in fine style. The Silver Lakes junior, now ranked fourth in the South African Under-19 rankings, powered to a four-shot victory…

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Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

Golf RSA | Deltel pips Gunther for Selborne success

13 January 2022 – GolfRSA National Squad member Jaden Deltel captured his first under-19 title when he defeated Pascal Gunther in a play-off to win the Papwa Sewgolum Cup in association with Nomads at Selborne Golf Club this January. The 17-year-old Gauteng junior fired a final round 70 to set the clubhouse target at three-under-par…

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The Dian Kruger effect

Golf RSA | The Dian Kruger effect

13 January 2022 – Centurion Country Club’s Dian Kruger jumped up to No 1 in the Under-15 rankings when he won his maiden national title, the Nomads SA Under-15 Championship, in wire-to-wire fashion at Benoni Lake Golf Club this January. The 14-year-old, who had announced himself on the scene with a tie-fourth finish in December’s…

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Looking back at 2021

Golf RSA | Looking back at 2021

First and foremost, I’d like to wish you and your families a blessed and peaceful Festive Season. Covid-19 has made this a difficult year for many, and I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to anyone who has lost friends or family to the virus. With another wave upon us, I urge everyone to take…

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Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

Golf RSA | Emotional win for Ekurhuleni in U13 Champs

7 October 2021 – Ekurhuleni held on for a popular home win in the Nomads SA Under-13 Championship, edging Border by seven strokes at ERPM Golf Club. Team manager Helgaard Coetzee dedicated the victory to late South African Golf Association president Martin Saaiman, who passed away in August. “Martin was a former president of the…

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Class act Brown clinches Nomads SA Girls glory

Golf RSA | Bobbi Brown | Class act Brown clinches Nomads SA Girls glory

18 September 2021 – Bobbi Brown’s breakout season continued as she held her nerve to clinch her first national title this September. The 17-year-old Steenberg golfer celebrated her first provincial success in the Western Province Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship in April. A few weeks later, she underlined her growing stature with a third-place finish…

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Van Rooyen hunting more Nomads success

Golf RSA | Isabella Van Rooyen | Van Rooyen hunting more Nomads success

10 September 2021 – All eyes will be on Isabella van Rooyen as she hopes to continue her purple patch with a winning performance in the 2021 Nomads SA Girls Championship at Magalies Park Country Club this weekend. The GolfRSA B-Squad member has been in devastating form since her first national triumph in April. Resisting…

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Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

Golf RSA | Steady Strooh takes Nomads SA Boys U-19 Champs crown

1 May 2021 – Hannes Strooh defeated Daniel Bennett 1-up in a thrilling 36-hole final to lift the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship title at Waterkloof Golf Club on Saturday. The Krugersdorp golfer fired rounds of 70, 73, 72 and 70 in the Stroke Play Qualifier to make the field for the Match…

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Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

Golf RSA | Comeback King Craig claims national breakthrough at Gowrie Farm

30 April 2021 – Pretoria junior Roelof Craig held off challenges from SAGDB member Vuyisani Makhama and GolfRSA National Squad player Marno Lange to win his first national title at the Nomads Gowrie SA U15 Challenge. The field was tested by windy conditions over the first two days at Gowrie Farm Golf Estate and sweeping…

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Du Toit keeps control at Nomads Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge

Golf RSA | Jean Du Toit | Du Toit keeps control at Nomads Gowrie SA U-15 Challenge

29 April 2021 – While Ryan Dreyer tries to win the SA Mid-Amateur Championship in Stellenbosch, another Eagle Canyon member – 13-year-old Jean du Toit – has title hopes of his own in KwaZulu-Natal’s Midland. The slight youngster stretched his one-shot overnight lead in the Nomads Gowrie Farm SA U-15 Challenge in round two and…

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Majestic Maas roars historic Nomads SA Boys victory

Golf RSA | Christiaan Maas | Majestic Maas roars historic Nomads SA Boys victory

28 April 2021 – Reigning SA Amateur champion Christiaan Maas eclipsed Masters champion Charl Schwartzel’s tournament record with an eight-shot victory in the Nomads SA Boys U-19 Stroke Play Championship at Waterkloof Golf Club. Schwartzel’s 72-hole tournament record of 272, set in Benoni in 2001, had stood for almost 20 years until the 17-year-old prodigy rewrote…

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